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Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010: Best Practices by Joel Stidley, Siegfried Jagott

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Deploying Exchange 2010

After Active Directory has been prepared for Exchange 2010, the Exchange Server roles can start to be deployed; however, before beginning the Exchange installation some prerequisites must be met.

Preparing the Exchange 2010 Server Hardware

Preparing the Exchange 2010 Server Hardware

Although the hardware needs to be properly sized for the needed role, which is covered in more detail in Chapter 13, it is worth mentioning the minimum requirements for installing Exchange, as detailed in Table 15-2.

Table 15-2. Minimum Exchange Server Hardware Requirements

COMPONENT

REQUIREMENT

Disk space

To install Exchange 2010, there must be at least 1.2 gigabytes (GB) on the drive on which you install Exchange. An additional 500 MB of available ...

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